Entries by Brian McGuire

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Child poverty initiatives boost incomes of struggling families in Renfrewshire by almost £2million in one year

Two initiatives designed to tackle child poverty in Renfrewshire have helped boost the incomes of struggling families and households by a total of almost £2million in one year. Families First, a service that provides low-income households with health and relationship support as well as money and benefits advice, has generated £1,114,234 for 413 struggling families, […]



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Free parking pilot to be introduced in Paisley town centre

Free weekday parking for up to three hours could soon be available in selected Paisley town centre car parks – if plans for a pilot scheme are approved by councillors later this month. Proposals have been drafted to test the impact of a partial removal of parking charges – to help inform future decisions over […]

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GLASGOW AIRPORT SCOOPS HAT-TRICK AT SCOTTISH TRANSPORT AWARDS

Glasgow Airport was named Airport of the Year at the Scottish Transport Awards – one of three accolades picked up by the transport hub last night. The airport also scooped the Accessible Transport Award for its popular special assistance service, which last year ensured more than 121,000 who need additional support while travelling through the […]

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New homes planned for final phase of development on former Arnotts site

New social housing is set to be built on the site of the former Arnotts department store in Paisley, bringing even more new residents into the town centre and its businesses. Park Lane Developments LLP – the joint venture company which owns the land – is planning to partner with a social landlord to turn […]

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Is a Private Tutor Essential for Students?

Hiring a private tutor is becoming increasingly popular, with students across the UK and beyond turning to private tuition to help boost their grades and give them a better chance of a successful future. Maths tutors and English tutors are in particularly high demand, as these two subjects provide students with fundamental skills for life […]

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OFFICES TO LET NEAR M8 JUNCTION 27/GLASGOW AIRPORT

MIRREN COURT, 119 – 123 Renfrew Road, Paisley Mirren Chambers, 41 Gauze Street, Paisley A variety of different offices available at Mirren Business Centres in Paisley suitable for small businesses up to larger business requirements.  Both our locations benefit from: Private car parking Excellent access to public transport and M8 On Site Management Passengers lift […]

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Motoring Extravaganza to return to Paisley town centre this Saturday!

St. Vincent’s Hospice is bringing its hugely popular CarFest into Paisley town centre once again this Saturday, 15th June, and a fun day out for all the family is guaranteed! There will be classic, vintage and specialist custom cars on show, as well as muscle cars, supercars, and emergency vehicles, not to mention motorbikes! As […]

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The Return of Velvet

It’s soft. It’s chic. It’s luxurious.   And it’s gradually been making a comeback, it seems. Once confined to the bygone years of the 1970s and 80s, velvet has made a progressive return to people’s wardrobes and homes over the last few years. Last year, the material wasn’t backward in coming forward and stole the […]

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Upcoming Events Summer 2019

Whether you are a sports fan, movie lover, foodie or art appreciator, we have listed some great events to keep you and the family entertained this summer.   Women’s World Cup – June (Televised) You can support the local Scottish girls playing in this year’s Women’s World Cup in France. Matches are televised on BBC […]